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Bill Weaver

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"Bill Weaver is a filmmaker, producer, cinematographer, photographer, Peabody Award-winning television journalist, and a former news anchor /reporter. Since moving to Canada in 1990, he has produced and directed ten award-winning documentaries and numerous interstitials for Canadian television. Using his years of journalism experience, he’s developed an eye for authenticity and a nose for a good story — traits he infuses not only into his documentaries, but also into the film shorts he creates to promote the missions of a wide variety of organizations and initiatives...Bill is founder and co-facilitator of Media that Matters, a yearly conference and initiative dedicated to sparking new ideas, broadening collective wisdom, and building a stronger, smarter community among media professionals from all disciplines of conventional and unconventional media. In addition, he is an advisory board member for the Reel Youth Film Festival, and is a trustee of the Power of Hope, an organization that encourages teens to become creators — rather than consumers — of culture."[1]

He was the coproducer with Nora Arajs of From New Age to New Edge (2003) which was made with the support of the Canadian Television Fund. [1] Features leading members of the New Age including Hollyhock president Joel Solomon, program director Oriane Lee Johnston, visitors like Ralph White of the New York Open Center and authors like James Redfield (The Celestine Prophecy), Jean Houston (The Possible Human), and Andrew Harvey (The Direct Path); other people featured include Karen Mahon and Tzeporah Berman.

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  1. Across Borders Media Bill Weaver, organizational web page, accessed December 17, 2013.